The making of a medieval manuscript

From the Library of Leiden University (the Netherlands) comes the news:

"This is to alert you to a new product of the “Turning Over a New Leaf” project: a website (in English) devoted to the medieval manuscript, aimed at a non-expert audience: Some sixty web pages take you through the different production stages of the manuscript, and highlight important facets of the book before print. Short explanatory texts are paired with beautiful photographs, produced by Giulio Menna, professional photographer and co-producer of the website.Quill went live today and was two years in the making. It was produced with funding of De Jonge Akademie, logistical support of Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society (LUCAS), and with generous help of Leiden University Library, Special Collections."



Jörgen Vijgen

DR. JÖRGEN VIJGEN holds academic appointments in Medieval and Thomistic Philosophy at several institutions in the Netherlands. His dissertation, “The status of Eucharistic accidents ‘sine subiecto’: An Historical Trajectory up to Thomas Aquinas and selected reactions,” was written under the direction of Fr. Walter Senner, O.P. at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome, Italy and published in 2013 by Akademie Verlag (now De Gruyter) in Berlin, Germany.

Request from Rome for material on the virtues and biology, neurosciences

Adriana Gini, MD, is in Rome and working on Aquinas and the neurosciences. She's looking for contacts and possible written resources. She writes:

I am a physician from Rome, Italy currently studying Philosophy and Theology at the Lateran University in Rome. Interested in authors who have worked at the intersection of Aquinas's concept of virtues and the biological sciences (in particular, the neurosciences).

Would appreciate some references, articles, books, etc. 

Her e-mail address is: